When your child attempts to access the Internet, you’ll get a notification.
Make sure you keep track of the password and avoid easy-to-crack codes like 1234.
Also, set the phone to lock automatically after a few minutes, so if it’s left unattended for a while, it’s still safe.
For many parents, this should be enough to give them peace of mind, but parents who want to add restrictions on when the phone is used and monitor who their kids are communicating with on the phone, should add additional parental control apps.
Each parent/child is different and parents should consider their child’s own protective needs.
There are three areas where parents can restrict usage on the devices: To learn more about the types of parental control restrictions and how to turn them on and off on your device visit the Apple support page.
First things first, to get things initially protected, establish a password for your kid’s new device – it’s the first line in protecting your child’s personal info.
You can even use your fingerprint to unlock the device.
The built-in i OS parental controls for i Phones, i Pads, and i Pod Touches come in the form of ‘Restrictions.’ These controls help parents prevent access to specific apps and features on an i OS device.
We compare the top parental control apps and where they stand on some of the more popular features in the chart below.